The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection ★★★★★

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Check-in: Feb 28, 2016 Check-out: Feb 29, 2016
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Five-star Glasshouse Hotel resides behind the façade of the 18th Century Lady Glenorchy church near Edinburgh's Princes Street and on top of the Omni retail center. Glasshouse features a lavender-scented roof garden, acres of patios, shady verandas, and outstanding views across Edinburgh. The mixture of Deluxe and Executive rooms, and Studio and Deluxe suites offer guests luxurious accommodations with five-star service, including Egyptian cotton bed linens. Guests access free Wi-Fi in the bedrooms, public areas, and function rooms.


The 65 rooms include 20 suites, two Deluxe suites, and six Executive rooms. One of the Deluxe suites features a Jacuzzi and sauna, and the other offers stunning views across Edinburgh to the Firth of Forth. Complimentary services include personalized business cards, shoeshine, mineral water delivered on bed turndown, Highland Aromatics toiletries, bathrobe and slippers, Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access in rooms and public areas, laptop-size in-room safe, and a daily newspaper.

Property features

Glasshouse Hotel, situated at the foot of Calton Hill, not far from Arthur's Seat, offers a selection of bars, clubs, and restaurants. Guests enjoy easy access to Edinburgh's main shopping area and cultural, business, and governmental centers. Guests also enjoy breakfast and Tapas-style snacks on-site, as well as 24-hour room service, including three-course meal menus.


  • Voted one of the 50 hottest hotels in the world by Condé Nast Traveler
  • Close to Edinburgh's business and leisure attractions
  • Roof garden and patios
  • Free Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access
  • Wide selection of rooms and suites

Nearby attractions

  • Edinburgh Castle (0.6 mi/1.0 km)
  • Old Town (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Princes Street (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • New Town (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Scottish Parliament (0.8 mi/1.4 km)
  • Festival Theatre (0.8 mi/1.1 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (0.9 mi/1.5 km)
  • Edinburgh University (1.1 mi/1.8 km)


  • Wireless Internet access
  • Five meeting rooms and two syndicate rooms, conference and event suites
  • Calton Suite Rooftop Terrace Marquee
  • Business and Financial district (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (1.4 mi/2.2 km)


  • Edinburgh Waverly Rail Station (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Edinburgh Airport (8.4 mi/13.4 km)


There will be renovations from 4 March to 25 May. Some units and facilities will not be accessible during this time. For full details, please contact the hotel.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.


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  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • No smoking rooms/facilities


  • Air conditioned
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Elevators


  • Sauna
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Horseback riding
  • Scuba diving


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee maker in room
  • 24 hour room service
  • Room service


  • 24 hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Maid service
  • Laundry service
  • Express checkout
  • Concierge desk
  • Laundry/Valet services
  • Wake-up service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Car rental desk
  • FAX
  • Currency exchange
  • Florist


  • Free Wi-Fi in Room


  • Accessible facilities


  • Television with cable
  • Cordless phone
  • Safe
  • Phone with speaker
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Mini bar
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Outlet adapters
  • Turndown service
  • Cribs available
  • Temperature control
  • Shower
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bidet

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Nearby points of interest

Calton Hill 0.2 mi
National Portrait Gallery 0.3 mi
Princes Mall 0.3 mi
People's Story 0.4 mi
Royal Mile 0.4 mi
Edinburgh Playhouse 0.4 mi
Jim Garrahy's Fudge Kitchen 0.4 mi
The Canongate 0.4 mi
Underground City 0.5 mi
St Giles Cathedral 0.5 mi
Holyroodhouse Palace 0.5 mi
Parliament House 0.5 mi
Scottish Parliament 0.5 mi
Princes Street 0.5 mi
Cowgate 0.5 mi
Gladstone's Land 0.6 mi
National Gallery of Scotland 0.6 mi
Writer's Museum 0.6 mi
Holyrood 0.6 mi
Museum of Scotland 0.6 mi
Dumbiedykes 0.6 mi
Pilrig 0.6 mi
Canonmills 0.6 mi
Abbeyhill 0.6 mi
Outlook Tower 0.7 mi
Royal Museum 0.7 mi
Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre 0.7 mi
Scott Monument 0.7 mi
Easter Road 0.7 mi
Grassmarket 0.7 mi
Powderhall 0.8 mi
Edinburgh Castle 0.8 mi
Trinity House 0.8 mi
Holyrood Abbey Church of Scotland 0.9 mi
Georgian House 0.9 mi
Lauriston 0.9 mi
Leith Waterworld 0.9 mi
Stockbridge 1 mi
Warriston 1 mi
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 1 mi
Meadowbank 1 mi
Meadow park 1.1 mi
The Grange 1.1 mi
Sciennes 1.2 mi
Dean Village 1.3 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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